'Vibrant Dome' Aster (Aster novae-angliae) takes everything you love about 'Purple Dome', but makes it even brighter! It absolutely shines in the fall landscape, providing a fresh, nectar-rich food source for pollinators when everything else seems to fade. This powerful bloomer comes in a compact habit, so it grows well in containers. It's low maintenance, disease-resistant, and easy to grow, making it an ideal plant for beginners and experts alike.
Plant size: 1.5' tall x 2.5' wide
Light: full sun (6+ hrs/day)
Hardiness: USDA zone 3-8 (Find your hardiness zone)
Pollinator value: attracts butterflies of all types, as well as other pollinating insects
Notable features: deer resistant, long-blooming, drought tolerant, native
Pot size: one quart
Plant name: Aster novae-angliae 'Vibrant Dome'